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Mad Men - Main Title

Clients: AMC / Lionsgate

It began with a short but powerful brief from showrunner Matthew Weiner: a man walks into his office, places his suitcase down, and jumps out of the window. One dreamlike loop of events that said nothing about Mad Men yet summarized it perfectly. Out of this close collaboration, directors Mark Gardner and Steve Fuller created this elegant, enigmatic Emmy Award-winning title sequence that ends on one of the most recognizable frames in television history.

The original team shares how it came together in this interview with Art of the Title.

Over the show’s eight year run, the sequence inspired a legion of parodies and tributes. The Mad Men Mashup is our homage to these homages.

Directors: Mark Gardner, Steve Fuller

Executive Producer: Maribeth Phillips

Producer: Cara McKenney

Coordinator: Michele Watkins

Designers: Jeremy Cox, Fabian Tejada, Joey Salim

Animators: Fabian Tejada, Jason Goodman, Jeremy Cox, Jordan Sariego

Editor: Caleb Woods

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